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'Serial’ case: Victim's family wants to redo Syed hearing

Sep. 29, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The family of a young woman who was killed in 1999 will appeal a Baltimore judge’s recent order overturning the conviction of Adnan Syed, the man imprisoned for decades for Hae Min Lee's death, according to an attorney for the family. Attorney Steve Kelly said...

Former governor Cuomo forming PAC, hosting weekly podcast

Sep. 28, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking his biggest steps yet to return to public life, more than a year after resigning in the wake of a bevy of sexual harassment allegations. In a video posted online Wednesday, the Democrat said he’s forming a political...

Theater community unites for special anti-censorship podcast

Sep. 21, 2022 10:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The theater community is banding together for a special podcast to combat censorship that features performances from plays and musicals under threat and appearances by Bryan Cranston, Raúl Esparza, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Richard Kind. The Dramatists Legal Defense...

Court: Election denier can run for Ohio secretary of state

Sep. 20, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A conservative podcaster who embraces former President Donald Trump’s discredited claims of a stolen 2020 election is eligible to run for Ohio secretary of state this fall, the state's high court ruled Tuesday. Terpeshore “Tore” Maras, who calls...

'Serial' host: Evidence that freed Syed was long available

Sep. 20, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

The creator of a true-crime podcast that helped free a Maryland man imprisoned for two decades said Tuesday that she feels a mix of emotions over how long it took authorities to act on evidence that’s long been available. The judge’s order to release Adnan Syed and vacate his...

‘Serial’ case: Adnan Syed released, conviction tossed

Sep. 19, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Monday ordered the release of Adnan Syed after overturning Syed’s conviction for the 1999 murder of high school student Hae Min Lee — a case that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial,” a true-crime series that transfixed listeners and...

Judge orders release of Adnan Syed after overturning 2000 murder conviction chronicled by popular “Serial” podcast

Sep. 19, 2022 16:13 PM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Judge orders release of Adnan Syed after overturning 2000 murder conviction chronicled by popular “Serial” podcast.

Court hearing set for Monday in Baltimore's Adnan Syed case

Sep. 17, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A court hearing has been set for Monday in Baltimore to consider a request from prosecutors to vacate the 2000 murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose case was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial.” Baltimore Circuit Judge Melissa Phinn scheduled the hearing...

'Serial' case: Prosecutors move to vacate Syed's conviction

Sep. 15, 2022 06:45 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors asked a judge on Wednesday to vacate Adnan Syed's conviction for the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee — a case that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial." Baltimore’s state’s attorney filed a motion in circuit court, saying a...

MyPillow exec Lindell says FBI agents seized his cellphone

Sep. 13, 2022 23:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell said Tuesday that federal agents seized his cellphone and questioned him about a Colorado clerk who has been charged in what prosecutors say was a “deceptive scheme” to breach voting system technology used across the country. ...